Books tagged: ethics

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The Meaning of Life in Three Easy Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,820. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Guides to the meaning of life are often hopelessly complex, unlikely, dangerous or just plain goofy. How do we make the big question reasonable and manageable? Can contemporary scientific research shed any light on this project? Thurston draws on broad evidence and boils it down to to three steps: Don’t worry; be happy Don’t be an asshole Do it yourself
WHEN YOU ARE DYING: A Personal Exploration of Life, Suffering and Belief, ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS
Price: Free! Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Gilead Books Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
‘This book is a thoughtful reflection on the encounter with dying and death and the issues they raise about faith in God. I strongly recommend it for personal and group reflection.’ Kenneth Leech
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Renowned socio-legal study of lawyers in solo practice in Chicago during the 1960s, as updated in 1994. Includes new 2011 Foreword by law professor William Gallagher. The book is considered foundational for studies of the legal profession and legal ethics for small-client practice. Carlin exposes the underbelly of practice among solo lawyers and their methods of getting business, in many settings.
Eagle Bay
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Eagle Bay is a work of fiction based on a true story, with a look at management ethics (or lack thereof) in a Nuclear Power Plant. The two main characters must solve a reactor blockage with the reactor running at full power. A fatal accident occurs at one of the plants that uses their fix. It’s an inside viewpoint of a nuclear incident and how far people are willing to go in a conspiracy.
Property Management in California
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 130,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Property Management in California provides an overview of the field of property management and describes the major functions of property managers, including their legal, interpersonal, maintenance, accounting, administrative, and other duties. It also covers specific practices and problems in the management of various types of property.
Insurance Adjusting After Hurricanes and Tornadoes
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance business
Insurance Adjusting After Hurricanes and Tornadoes covers the issues adjusters in Florida encounter when a natural disaster occurs and how to handle the special circumstances in processing these claims.
Utopian Ordeal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An old adage discusses how 'for want of a nail' a kingdom was eventually lost. In Utopian Ordeal the author proves that an extra nail can be just as bad. A brilliant Neurosurgeon adds computer tech to his repertoire and creates a nail that tumbles society and the economy down to their knees. This novella presents as a whimsical story, but is too close to the truth in our increasingly gadget de
Insurance Ethics Training
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Insurance business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law
Insurance Ethics Training is a study of ethical practices for insurance agents, examining closely the parties to whom agents owe an ethical responsibility, the law of agency, agent and broker liability, and deceptive trade practices and fair claims handling.
Stage 12
Price: Free! Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A collection of short sketches and one-act plays. The subjects vary - a son leaving home, a sense of menace in a rural scene, the mystery of a cruise passenger's identity, consequences of accidents, matrimonial complications, unscrupulous journalistic malpractice, a fatal jealousy - but the tone is mostly light-hearted and conflict usually ends in reconciliation.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.